Merkel cell carcinoma

Known as: endocrine carcinoma of the skin, Tumors, Merkle, Neuroendocrine carcinoma of the skin 
A rare malignant cutaneous tumor seen in elderly patients. Its usual location is on the head, neck and extremities. The tumor is composed of small… (More)
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Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
BACKGROUND Merkel-cell carcinoma is an aggressive skin cancer that is linked to exposure to ultraviolet light and the Merkel-cell… (More)
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Review
2010
Review
2010
Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is a highly aggressive neuroendocrine carcinoma of the skin. The incidence of this rare tumor is… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is the most aggressive skin cancer. Recently, it was demonstrated that human Merkel cell polyomavirus… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is an increasingly common neuroendocrine cancer of the skin. MCC is an aggressive malignancy that is… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND The objective of this study was to define the incidence trends of Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC), a rare and aggressive… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is a rare skin cancer that occurs more frequently after organ transplantation or B-cell malignancy… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) of the skin and cutaneous malignant melanoma can now be compared epidemiologically through the use of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Merkel cell carcinoma is a rare, aggressive neuroendocrine tumor of the skin with a predisposition for local regional and distant… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Merkel cell carcinoma is an unusual primary cutaneous tumor with an aggressive biologic nature. Following surgical treatment, 40… (More)
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